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Thu Jul 2519:00Bucks sign veteran guard Kyle KorverKyle KorverSFBucksFree Agent
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks have added veteran guard Kyle Korver.The team announced the signing Thursday. The 38-year-old guard was waived July 7 by Phoenix — which acquired him in a trade with Memphis — making him a free agent.Korver had been traded to Memphis by Utah, where he played most of last season."Kyle is an elite 3-point shooter who will play an impactful role for our team," Bucks general manager Jon Horst said. "In addition to bringing tremendous experience, Kyle is familiar with coach Bud's (head coach Mike Budenholzer) system having played under him for three-plus seasons in Atlanta. Kyle is a highly respected player and person both on and off the court and we are thrilled to welcome him and his family to the Bucks."Korver appeared in a combined 70 games with the Cavaliers and Jazz last season, averaging 8.6 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.2 assists and shooting 39.7% from 3-point range. The 2015 All-Star ranks third among all active NBA players in 3-point field goal percentage (42.9) and ninth in NBA history.Korver has averaged 9.9 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 16 seasons. He was an All-Star in 2015 with the Hawks, and is fourth in NBA history with 2,351 3-pointers.
Thu Jul 2517:00Thunder GM Sam Presti shies away from term "rebuilding"Danilo GallinariPFThunderFree Agent
Paul GeorgeSGClippersFree Agent
Shai Gilgeous-AlexanderSGThunderFree Agent
James HardenSGRocketsFree Agent
Kawhi LeonardSFClippersFree Agent
Chris PaulPGThunderFree Agent
Andre RobersonSFThunderFree Agent
Steven AdamsCThunderFree Agent
Russell WestbrookPGRocketsFree Agent
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The words rebuilding and tanking don't sit well with Thunder general manager Sam Presti.He prefers the terms repositioning and replenishing.No matter what he calls it, he has quite a task in front of him after trading Oklahoma City's two best players __ All-Stars Paul George and Russell Westbrook __ and a rising star in Jerami Grant.It's the start of a new era, a transformation that began abruptly when George made a trade request, leading Westbrook to seek another destination, too. George joined Kawhi Leonard with the Los Angeles Clippers, while Westbrook is now partnered with former Thunder teammate James Harden in Houston.Presti publicly thanked Westbrook and George on Thursday, then said he is looking forward to the challenges ahead. Oklahoma City has stocked up on future first-round draft picks, and Presti believes the deals netted some good players in Chris Paul, Danilo Gallinari and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander."I think our focus right now is on the team that we... [More]
Thu Jul 2516:20Thunder GM Presti shies away from term "rebuilding"Danilo GallinariPFThunderFree Agent
Shai Gilgeous-AlexanderSGThunderFree Agent
Chris PaulPGThunderFree Agent
Russell WestbrookPGRocketsFree Agent
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti says he is looking forward to the challenges ahead.Oklahoma City traded its two best players this season as All-Stars Paul George and Russell Westbrook departed. Also gone is a rising star in Jerami Grant.The Thunder stocked up on future first-round draft picks. Presti also says he believes the deals netted some good players in Chris Paul, Danilo Gallinari and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander.Presti didn't say how long he expected the 34-year-old Paul to be in a Thunder uniform. Paul has three seasons left on his deal with a player option in 2021-22. He averaged 15.6 points and 8.2 assists last season with Houston.__More AP NBA: https://apnews.com/tag/NBAbasketball and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports
Thu Jul 2513:10Wizards' Miles to have left foot surgery for stress fractureDwight HowardCLakersFree Agent
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wizards forward C.J. Miles will undergo surgery for a stress fracture in his left foot.The team says the operation is set for Thursday in New York and he is expected to be re-evaluated in six weeks.Washington acquired Miles from the Memphis Grizzlies this summer for center Dwight Howard. New general manager Tommy Sheppard says the Wizards' medical team has done a "fantastic job of proactively diagnosing C.J.'s condition and establishing a treatment protocol."The 32-year-old veteran averaged 6.4 assists a game last season with Toronto and Memphis. Miles played 838 regular-season NBA games for five teams before joining the Wizards.___More AP NBA: https://apnews.com/NBA and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports
Thu Jul 2511:50Raptors sign Cameron Payne to strengthen backcourtKyle LowryPGRaptorsFree Agent
Cameron PaynePGRaptorsFree Agent
Fred VanVleetSGRaptorsFree Agent
TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors have signed Cameron Payne, a guard who played last season with Chicago and Cleveland.The NBA champions on Thursday did not disclose financial terms for the free agent. They are looking to bolster a backcourt led by Kyle Lowry and Fred VanVleet.The 6-foot-3 Payne averaged 6.3 points, 2.7 assists and 17.8 minutes in 40 games last season. For his career, he has averaged 6.0 points and 2.5 assists in 153 games.Payne was drafted 14th by Oklahoma City in 2015 after two seasons at Murray State.
Wed Jul 2421:00Nuggets announce five-year extension for Jamal MurrayJamal MurrayPGNuggetsFree Agent
DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets have signed point guard Jamal Murray to the five-year, $170 million extension that the sides agreed to last month. The deal, which runs through the 2024-25 season, was announced Wednesday by President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly.Murray, a 22-year-old native of Kitchener, Ontario, in Canada is coming off his best season in his three years in the NBA.The seventh overall selection of the 2016 draft out of Kentucky, Murray set career highs in points (18.2), assists (4.8) and rebounds (4.2) while helping the Nuggets to 54 wins and the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference playoffs.He averaged 21.3 points in the playoffs, helping Denver reach the second round for the first time in a decade.In a statement, Murray thanked the team "for believing in a kid from a small unheard-of town in Canada, and finally to Nuggets fans, I can't wait to shoot more arrows for you all."___More AP NBA: https://apnews.com/NBA and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports
Wed Jul 2420:40Kawhi Leonard, Paul George want to make history for ClippersPatrick BeverleyPGClippersFree Agent
Anthony DavisPFLakersFree Agent
Paul GeorgeSGClippersFree Agent
LeBron JamesPGLakersFree Agent
Kawhi LeonardSFClippersFree Agent
Chris PaulPGThunderFree Agent
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard and Paul George laughed and cheered along with the crowd when the multibillionaire owner of the Los Angeles Clippers waved his arms, stomped his feet and screamed his new players' praises in a cracking voice."Pretty cool! Pretty cool!" Steve Ballmer shouted with glee.Leonard and George are already loving the Clippers' unique vibe, and they see their future together as limitless.Nearly three weeks after these native Southern California superstars shook up the NBA by maneuvering to play together in LA, the Clippers' new dynamic duo finally made its first public appearance Wednesday in a south Los Angeles community center gym."I think we've got something special," said Leonard, the two-time NBA Finals MVP coming off a championship season in Toronto. "We can make history here. We've got the right team to do it."In explaining their decision to team up with the Clippers, Leonard and George both mentioned the importance of playing near their friends and fami... [More]
Wed Jul 2419:10Kawhi Leonard, Paul George want to make history for ClippersPaul GeorgeSGClippersFree Agent
Kawhi LeonardSFClippersFree Agent
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard and Paul George are officially home, and the Los Angeles Clippers will never be the same.Nearly three weeks after the native Southern California superstars shook up the NBA by maneuvering to team up in LA, the Clippers' new dynamic duo made its first public appearance Wednesday at a community gym renovated by the franchise in south LA.Leonard, the two-time NBA Finals MVP coming off a championship season in Toronto, says he was thrilled by the chance to "make history" for a franchise that hasn't won a title.They were joined by coach Doc Rivers and billionaire owner Steve Ballmer, who riled up the crowd of Clippers fans and kids with his trademark brand of unabashed, screaming enthusiasm.___More AP NBA: https://apnews.com/NBA and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports
Tue Jul 2320:10Mavericks add Marjanovic, bringing 7-3 center back to TexasBlake GriffinPFPistonsFree Agent
Boban MarjanovicCMavericksFree Agent
Kristaps PorzingisPFMavericksFree Agent
DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks have signed free agent Boban Marjanovic, bringing the 7-foot-3 center back to Texas three years after he spent his rookie season with the rival San Antonio Spurs.Marjanovic was sent to Philadelphia from the Los Angeles Clippers before the trading deadline last season and averaged a career-high 8.1 points along with 5.1 rebounds in 22 regular-season games before helping the 76ers reach the second round of the playoffs. Philadelphia lost to eventual champion Toronto in seven games.In four seasons, the 30-year-old Serbian has averaged 6.2 points and 3.9 rebounds. Marjanovic began his second season with Detroit and went to the Clippers in the blockbuster trade that sent Blake Griffin to the Pistons.Marjanovic played professionally in Serbia, Russia and Lithuania before coming to the NBA. He will be one of two 7-3 Europeans with the Mavericks alongside Kristaps Porzingis of Latvia.___More AP NBA: https://apnews.com/NBA and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports
Tue Jul 2317:10Phoenix Suns sign big man Diallo to multiyear dealCheick DialloPF/CSunsFree Agent
PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns have signed big man Cheick Diallo to a multiyear contract.Terms of the deal announced Tuesday were not disclosed.The 22-year-old Diallo played the past three seasons with New Orleans, averaging 6.0 points and 5.2 rebounds while shooting 62%. He played in seven playoff games during the Pelicans' run to the 2018 Western Conference semifinals.Diallo was drafted by the Los Angeles Clippers out of Kansas with the 33rd overall pick of the 2016 NBA draft. The 6-foot-9, 220-pound forward/center was acquired by New Orleans in a draft night trade.Born in Mali, Diallo began playing basketball at 13 and moved to the United States at 15 to attend school and play in New York.___More AP NBA: https://apnews.com/NBA and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports
Mon Jul 2215:30Lakers claim Kostas Antetokounmpo off waivers from DallasGiannis AntetokounmpoPFBucksFree Agent
Kostas AntetokounmpoPFLakersFree Agent
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers have been awarded the rights to Kostas Antetokounmpo on a waiver claim.The Lakers announced the move Monday to acquire the 21-year-old brother of Milwaukee Bucks star and league MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo.Kostas Antetokounmpo played in two games for Dallas last season. The Mavericks acquired him in a draft-night trade last summer after Philadelphia chose him with the 60th and final pick. The 6-foot-10 forward played 40 games for the Mavs' G League affiliate last year, when he averaged 10.6 points and 6.2 rebounds.The Mavericks waived him Friday.Antetokounmpo attended high school in suburban Milwaukee while his older brother began his NBA career. He then spent two seasons at the University of Dayton.___More AP NBA: https://apnews.com/NBA and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports
Mon Jul 2214:50Lakers claim Kostas Antetokounmpo off waivers from DallasGiannis AntetokounmpoPFBucksFree Agent
Kostas AntetokounmpoPFLakersFree Agent
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers have been awarded the rights to Kostas Antetokounmpo on a waiver claim.The Lakers announced the move Monday to acquire the 21-year-old brother of Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo.Kostas Antetokounmpo played in two games last season for Dallas. The Mavericks acquired him in a draft-night trade last summer after Philadelphia chose him with the 60th and final pick. The 6-foot-10 forward played 40 games for the Mavs' G League affiliate last year, when he averaged 10.6 points and 6.2 rebounds.The Mavericks waived him Friday.Antetokounmpo attended high school in suburban Milwaukee while his brother began his NBA career. He then spent two seasons at the University of Dayton.___More AP NBA: https://apnews.com/NBA and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports
Fri Jul 1922:49AP Source: Pacers sign Justin Holiday to 1-year contractJustin HolidaySG/SFPacersFree Agent
Victor OladipoSGPacersFree Agent
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations says free agent guard Justin Holiday has agreed to a one-year contract worth $4.8 million with the Indiana Pacers.Holiday joins his younger brother, Aaron, with the Pacers, according to the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday because the move had not yet been announced.Justin Holiday started last season in Chicago, where he started 38 games and averaged 11.6 points, 4.4 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.8 steals. He finished the season in Memphis, starting 39 of 44 games while averaging 9.5 points, 3.5 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.2 steals.The six-year veteran adds depth on a team that expects injured All-Star shooting guard Victor Oladipo to miss at least the first two months.___More AP NBA: https://apnews.com/NBA and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports
Fri Jul 1910:19Raptors' Kyle Lowry has surgery on thumb injured in playoffsKyle LowryPGRaptorsFree Agent
TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Lowry has undergone surgery to repair damaged ligaments in his left thumb, an injury he played through during the last two rounds of Toronto's run to the NBA championship.The Raptors say Friday that Lowry had the surgery in New York at the Hospital for Special Surgery.The All-Star point guard was hurt May 12 during Game 7 of a victory over Philadelphia in the Eastern Conference semifinals. He continued to play and helped Toronto win its first title when he finished with 26 points and 10 assists in Game 6 of the NBA Finals at Golden State.Lowry averaged 15 points and 6.6 assists in 24 postseason games.___More AP NBA: https://apnews.com/tag/NBA and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports
Thu Jul 1819:09T-wolves sign undrafted rookie Naz Reid to multiyear dealNaz ReidCTimberwolvesFree Agent
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves have signed rookie center Naz Reid to a multiyear contract, upgrading the two-way deal they initially gave him before a strong performance for the team's entry in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas.The new contract, completed Thursday, all but ensures that Reid will be on the regular-season roster, after going undrafted out of LSU.The 6-foot-10, 250-pound Reid averaged 11.9 points and 5.4 rebounds in 18.6 minutes over seven summer league games against other clubs largely composed of rookies and second-year players. The Timberwolves' team reached the championship game.Reid averaged 13.6 points and a team-high 7.2 rebounds in his lone season at LSU, which reached the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament.___More AP NBA coverage: https://apnews.com/NBA and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports
Wed Jul 1718:09Kemba Walker, Enes Kanter join CelticsKyrie IrvingPGNetsFree Agent
Daniel TheisCCelticsFree Agent
Isaiah ThomasPGWizardsFree Agent
Kemba WalkerPGCelticsFree Agent
Brad WanamakerPGCelticsFree Agent
BOSTON (AP) — Enes Kanter took a playful swipe at him.Kemba Walker will try to replace him.Kyrie Irving is no longer with the Celtics, but his brief flameout in Boston is still on the minds of fans in the city and even, apparently, players who have yet to play a minute for the team.On the day that the Celtics introduced Walker as their point guard of the future, Kanter said he chose the No. 11 last worn in Boston by Irving in part because it was his number in Oklahoma City in 2016-17. But he also quoted a commercial in which Irving aspired to have the number retired in his honor."I want to be the reason no one else wears it," Kanter said, cracking up himself and the media at the introductory news conference he shared with Walker. "I had to say it."Irving was the Celtics' big free agency splash two summers ago, when he asked the Cleveland Cavaliers to trade him and they shipped him to Boston for the immensely popular Isaiah Thomas. The Celtics, who had just lost to Cleveland in the co... [More]
Wed Jul 1717:39Kemba Walker, Enes Kanter join CelticsKyrie IrvingPGNetsFree Agent
Daniel TheisCCelticsFree Agent
Isaiah ThomasPGWizardsFree Agent
Kemba WalkerPGCelticsFree Agent
Brad WanamakerPGCelticsFree Agent
BOSTON (AP) — Enes Kanter took a playful swipe at him.Kemba Walker will try to replace him.Kyrie Irving is no longer with the Celtics, but his brief flameout in Boston is still on the minds of fans in the city and even, apparently, players who have yet to play a minute for the team.On the day that the Celtics introduced Walker as their point guard of the future, Kanter said he chose the No. 11 last worn in Boston by Irving in part because it was his number in Oklahoma City in 2016-17. But he also quoted a commercial in which Irving aspired to have the number retired in his honor."I want to be the reason no one else wears it," Kanter said, cracking up himself and the media at the introductory news conference he shared with Walker. "I had to say it."Irving was the Celtics' big free agency splash two summers ago, when he asked the Cleveland Cavaliers to trade him and they shipped him to Boston for the immensely popular Isaiah Thomas. The Celtics, who had just lost to Cleveland in the co... [More]
Wed Jul 1717:30Knicks finalize contracts with Marcus Morris, Reggie BullockReggie BullockSFKnicksFree Agent
Wayne EllingtonSGKnicksFree Agent
Taj GibsonCKnicksFree Agent
Marcus MorrisSFKnicksFree Agent
Elfrid PaytonPGKnicksFree Agent
Bobby PortisPF/CKnicksFree Agent
Julius RandlePFKnicksFree Agent
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks have finalized contracts with Marcus Morris and Reggie Bullock, two of their offseason additions.The forwards join Julius Randle, Bobby Portis, Taj Gibson, Elfrid Payton and Wayne Ellington as free agents who the Knicks hope will improve what was the NBA's worst team last season.Morris averaged 13.9 points and 6.1 rebounds in 75 games last season for Boston, his fifth straight season scoring more than 10 points per game.Bullock averaged 11.3 points while playing for Detroit and the Los Angeles Lakers.Terms of the deals announced Tuesday were not disclosed.___More AP NBA: https://apnews.com/tag/NBAbasketball and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports
Wed Jul 1717:30Kings sign free agent F Richaun HolmesRichaun HolmesCKingsFree Agent
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings have signed free agent forward Richaun Holmes.General manager Vlade Divac announced the deal to add depth to his frontcourt on Tuesday. The Athletic reported Holmes will be paid $10 million over two seasons in Sacramento.Holmes averaged 8.2 points, 4.7 rebounds and 1.1 blocked shots per game last season for Phoenix. He also shot 60.8% from the field.Holmes has played four seasons with Philadelphia and the Suns. He has a career average of 7.7 points per game.___More AP NBA: https://apnews.com/NBA and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports
Wed Jul 1717:30Suns re-sign forward Kelly Oubre Jr.Aron BaynesCSunsFree Agent
Devin BookerSGSunsFree Agent
Cameron JohnsonSFSunsFree Agent
James JonesFree Agent
Ricky RubioPGSunsFree Agent
Dario SaricPFSunsFree Agent
PHOENIX (AP) — Forward Kelly Oubre Jr. re-signed with the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday.The team said it was a multiyear deal.Oubre was acquired in a trade with the Washington Wizards for veteran Trevor Ariza last December. He averaged 16.9 points and 4.9 rebounds in 40 games with the Suns to go with his energy on defense. The four-year pro led the NBA in steals per game with 2.1 after the All-Star break, to go with 20.2 points and 5.7 rebounds."Right now I'm a Phoenix Sun, and I'm excited to get better every day with the group of guys that we have," the 23-year-old Oubre said. "At the end of the day, I'm super excited about where we're going and where we're going to be. The sky's the limit for us."The numbers don't lie," he added. "You see how my game evolved when I got here and it happened the right way. Nothing was given to me."Oubre returns to a new-look roster that includes star Devin Booker and second-year center Deandre Ayton, plus point guard Ricky Rubio. The Suns also added power ... [More]
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